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Doc Magrogan's Oyster House

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1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover Downs Casino, Dover, DE 19901-2008
+1 302-674-4757
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
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milford de
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I THINK THE 6.00 YUENGLING PINT DID IT FOR ME. WE USED TO ENJOY THE HAPPY HOUR THERE AS LOCALS BUT JUST DON'T SEE THE VALUE ANYLONGER. If the value comes back so will we. 6.00 warm pints of yuengling beer is over the top..sorry but you lost us as a local customer. We are over this place! service is... More 

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Thank steve v
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great wait staff with plenty of good humor... The place has great drinks that are plentiful at bargain prices. Food comes out quickly and is hot, just what you would expect. Also plenty of old oyster plates to look over.... Check it out at the next BIG race day !!!!

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Thank Chris W
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind feedback, Chris! We're thrilled to hear you have enjoyed your experiences with us and really appreciate your review! We hope to see you in again soon - have a wonderful day! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media Director The Dave Magrogan Group More 

Lawrenceville, NJ
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner here and only one of us enjoyed our dinner. Fish and chips and lobster tacos got so-so reviews. Rice with the tacos was probably the worst rice I've ever had. Bad flavor and very sticky. Hubby liked his scallops but my mothers meal was probably the worst. Stuffed shrimp that were dry and flavorless. Accompanying... More 

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Thank Diane C
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

Diane - We are so sorry about the food your received during your visit with us. Our entire management team has been made aware of your experience so they can address the issues you had with us immediately. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get more... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive, small entrees and badly described on the menu. I done mind paying for good food, but this place has no redeeming qualities. Left hungry....went for pizza.

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Thank traveling c's
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're very sorry about the experience you had with us as that is in no way our standard. Your review has been sent to our entire management team so they have been made aware of this. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get more details about... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had a reservation for 2 at 6:30 pm. On a Sunday no problem no waite time said Name and we where seated in 5min. The Resturant was clean The staff was Friendly and Pros. Food was serve HOT AND READY TO EAT. REST ROOM CLEAN.

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Thank Charles R G
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your review! We're so thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us and appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your experience was! We hope to see you in again -- have a wonderful day! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media Director The Dave Magrogan Group More 

Woodbridge
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The staff is very knowledgeable about their food. The food is ok at best wasn't really well seasoned and not worth the high price. This is based off of myself and 2 companion. Drinks excellent. The staff and service is great so it makes up for okay good.

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Thank Tanakia H
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're very sorry you did not enjoy your food during your visit with us - that is in no way our standard. I have forwarded your review to our entire team so they have been made aware. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get some more... More 

Newark, Delaware
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Here with a large group and it has been an experience. The service is very slow from the inception. Had a reservation, table is ready, no one in the restaurant but not allowed to sit until the exact time of the reservation. Ordered the Spicy Shrimp Bowl. Not worth the price. Receive 3 medium shrimp. Two servers but only one... More 

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Thank LovetoRoam527
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We are so incredibly sorry about the experience you had with us as that is in no way our standard. I have forwarded your feedback to our entire management team so they have been made aware of your visit. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get... More 

baltimore
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We waited over 45 minutes for any food to appear on our table. There were only a few other diners in the restaurant. We informed our waitress when we sat down that we were time limited. The food was not good. Two people sent the stuffed shrimp back; they were so bad. Fries were cold. Waitress apologized but we still... More 

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Thank aylgo
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're so incredibly sorry about the issues you had during your visit with us as that is in no way our standard. I have forwarded your feedback to our entire management team so they have been made aware. Is there any way you would be willing to reach out to our General Manager Marissa (mmerrill@docmagrogans.com) so we can get more... More 

Gloucester Va
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We always eat at least one meal at Doc's when we visit Dover Downs. During the week they run specials like the $1 oyster and happy hour. If at all possible you want to plan your meal then as the savings are great! Plenty of cold beers on tap and a full bar with generous drinks. They have multiple TV's... More 

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Thank healthy4ever
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback - we appreciate you taking the time to give us your insights! Have a wonderful day - we hope to see you in again soon! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media Director The Dave Magrogan Group More 

Dover, Delaware
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great place to meet friends on Friday afternoons. happy Hour specials drinks and food. Always leave satisfied.

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Thank shernop
The Dave Magrog... G, Public Relations Manager at Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you have enjoyed your visits with us and really appreciate your feedback! Thank you so much for your time - we look forward to having you in again soon! - Melissa Zirolli Social Media Director The Dave Magrogan Group More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover Downs Casino, Dover, DE 19901-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 302-674-4757
Description
We developed our classic 1900's Oyster House as a way to pay tribute and homage to the great tradition of enjoying oysters, these little aphrodisiacs. We have spared no expense to create an Oyster House that transforms you back to a simpler time of food, fun, and merriment, in a local watering hole. It is our joy to serve you the freshest seafood, the finest handcrafted beers, and a superior wine selection!

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